November 22, 2017
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Free Opioid Overdose Response Training And Naloxone Kit

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November 10, 2017

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health’s Adult Addiction program is offering free training to community members on the use of intranasal Naloxone to reverse an opioid overdose and prevent death. Trainees will receive a free Naloxone nasal kit to administer to victims of opioid overdose.

Who Should Attend?

·         At-risk individuals, family members, friends and associates of someone who is using and at risk for overdosing on heroin or prescription pain medications. Teens under 18 may take the training if accompanied by a parent or guardian.

·         Treatment program, recovery services and transitional housing staff.

What Will I Learn?

Training will incorporate the following information:

·         What an opioid is.

·         How to recognize, respond to and prevent an opioid overdose.

·         How to administer the Naloxone intranasally.

·         Information about the Good Samaritan Law, treatment, and recovery services and family support.

What Is Naloxone?

Naloxone is a prescription medication that is used to reverse an opioid overdose. It cannot be used to get high and is not addictive.

How to Register

Call the Naloxone training line at 410-222-1937 Monday through Friday between 8:00am and 4:30pm.

Training Dates

122 North Langley Road in Glen Burnie
10:00am to noon
Thursday, November 16
Thursday, December 14

3 Harry Truman Parkway (Front Entrance) in Annapolis
10:00am – noon
Thursday, November 9
Thursday, December 21

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